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Understanding the Hemp Industry

September 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Part of the Organic Growers School 2019 Harvest Conference.

Taught by Clarenda Stanley-Anderson and Malcolm Anderson

Once you’ve grown it, now what do you do with it? Learn the things they don’t tell you about the hemp industry and what it really takes to start a farm business. Discover the nitty gritty of the following topics:

  • Product options
  • Market trends
  • Labeling laws and labeling for distinction
  • Quality control and testing
  • Pricing models
  • Brokering structures
  • Brand positioning
  • Assessing the competition & Analysis of difference in product quality
  • Connection with regional allies and resources.
  • Interpersonal dynamics in a family business
  • Funding opportunities

Appropriate for the experienced hemp enthusiast, growers, and processors.


September 7, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Warren Wilson College
701 Warren Wilson Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778 United States
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